Weston Jennings, Organ Recital, 2/14, 6 pm

American organist Weston Jennings is quickly establishing himself as a talented and engaging international performer. Having first encountered the pipe organ at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp (Michigan) at the age of…

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Weekly Christian Education

Our Sunday School has classes each Sunday at 9:30 am for Adults and Children;  following Sunday School is our 10:30 worship service and a Children’s Church and the Catechesis program. A synopsis of each class…

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Regular Service Times

We welcome you to join us for one of our regularly scheduled services. Our schedule of services beginning August 24, 2015 is: Sundays 8:00 am Holy Communion 10:30 am Holy…

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Understanding Boys Symposium: Learning Challenges Facing Boys Today

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From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School (STE) will host a symposium tackling learning challenges specific to boys. Recent research shows that boys, when compared to girls, often times lag behind in reading and literacy, are more often diagnosed with learning disabilities, are more frequently disciplined, are less involved in school activities, and are beginning to be outpaced in degrees, salaries, and leadership. This symposium, entitled “Understanding Boys,” will feature representatives from the Tennessee-based private boys’ school McCallie School. Using the most up-to-date research and 80 years of collective experience raising boys, they will equip parents, educators and other attendees with research, best practices, and practical ideas for helping boys thrive in school and beyond. “Thoughtful educators are always the best educators, and that means they are thinking of the students as they design the experience, as opposed fitting the kids into the lesson plan. The best way to think of the kids is to learn as much as you can about helping them. We really care about the education of all students, but at McCallie, our main focus is boys,” said Troy Kemp, Associate Headmaster…